Fusion Radio power up failure

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Fusion Radio power up failure

Postby Scuba Too on Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:35 pm

I have a 2017 R29 CB with a Fusion radio problem. It starts to power up with the splash page on the display but then goes dark after about 10-20 seconds. Garmin still sees it but I'm not able to play music through it. Has anyone seen this and/or have suggestions?
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Re: Fusion Radio power up failure

Postby BB marine on Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:19 pm

I would try pushing the power button and holding it in for 10 seconds the unit will then shut off and go thru a reset and then turn back on. I have to do this if I haven't used the radio for a while. The symptom I get is nothing functions but power is on. After reset all is good again.
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Re: Fusion Radio power up failure

Postby Scuba Too on Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:03 pm

Thanks Brian,

I'll give that a try this weekend.

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Re: Fusion Radio power up failure

Postby knotflying on Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:23 am

My unit is a bit older, but I seem to remember there is a system reset button on the unit somewhere. Mine has a cd player. I think it was behind the face that you flip down to access the cd. You need to push it in and hold for a little bit. I did it a while ago on another owner's unit. Unfortunately the upshot was to replace it.
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Re: Fusion Radio power up failure

Postby stwendl on Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:40 am

Perhaps brightness is turned down all the way
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Re: Fusion Radio power up failure

Postby Scuba Too on Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:53 pm

I'll try checking the brightness the next time I'm on the boat, but it does seem like it simply shuts down after the initial two start up screens which are both quite bright. It's also in the forward berth and not in direct sunlight so I think I'd see it even if on the low end of backlighting. However I appreciate the idea!
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